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Dysart, Panhall, Shore Road, St Serf's Church

Church (Period Unassigned), Dovecot (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Dysart, Panhall, Shore Road, St Serf's Church

Classification Church (Period Unassigned), Dovecot (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Old Parish Church; St. Serf's Tower; Doocot

Canmore ID 53991

Site Number NT39SW 2

NGR NT 30344 92951

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Fife
  • Parish Kirkcaldy And Dysart
  • Former Region Fife
  • Former District Kirkcaldy
  • Former County Fife

Archaeology Notes

NT39SW 2.00 30344 929651

NT39SW 2.01 30360 92946 Churchyard

Ruinous. Originally a nave and chancel with aisles, S porch and forti fied SW tower 22.5m high to the parapet; ashlar built, mainly, if not entirely 16th century in date. N aisle has been removed and there are only fragmentary remains of the rest of the church (2 arches on N arcade and 1 of S survive) except for the tower and the porch which are complete.

W Lockhart 1886; D MacGibbon and T Ross 1887-92; 1896-7; J M MacKinlay 1914; RCAHMS 1933.

As described.

Surveyed at 1:2500.

Visited by OS 5 October 1954.

Architecture Notes

NT39SW 2.00 30344 929651

NT39SW 2.01 30360 92946 Churchyard

The South-West tower of the old church with fragments of the south aisle and other part of the body of the church.

Non-Guardianship Sites Plan Collection, DC2861.


Photographic Survey (October 1964 - November 1964)

Photographic survey of buildings in Dysart by the Scottish National Buildings Record/Ministry of Work in October and November 1964.


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